RAF Woodhall Spa [entry point]

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RAF Woodhall Spa [entry point]

Description

RAF Woodhall Spa was a Bomber Command station located in Lincolnshire, immediately south of the town of the same name.

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The station opened in February 1942 in 5 Group. It was initially used as a satellite station by 106 Squadron Hampdens from RAF Coningsby. 97 Squadron with Lancasters arrived in March 1942 and stayed until April 1943. It was replaced by the formation of 619 Squadron with Lancasters. 617 Squadron moved to Woodhall Spa in January 1944 and operated Lancasters, Mosquitos and a P-51. The squadron used Tallboy and Grand Slam bombs. 627 Squadron with Mosquitos arrived in April 1944.

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“RAF Woodhall Spa [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed October 6, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/5736.

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